There are a number of ways to help keep your energy bills down in the summer.
Did you know that electric companies discount your power bill for usage after 9:00 pm and before 6:00 am. So whether you're an early bird or you like to stay up late, this is a good time to do your laundry and bake those cookies. Why not make meals on the weekend or on your days off at night, so that you can just heat them up during the week. This will also help make your evenings flow a lot faster. And don't forget to throw that wrinkle free laundry into the dryer before you go to bed.
Here is an article titled How to Cool Your Home on a Budget with even more ways to save.